The passing of CEO Ebbe Altberg and other changes at Linden Lab, such as the retirement of Oz Linden.
The completion of their move to The Cloud, and other performance improvements that the Lab claims resulted in overall less stress for avatars, such as 35 percent fewer crashes on average.
New features such as 360 degree panoramic view pictures and new last names.
Improving the new user experience with a new Welcome Island, improvements to Marketplace, and new Linden Homes.
"Marketing the Metaverse," with Facebook's move into virtual worlds resulting in new attention on Second Life, and a new Second Life commercial.
Various partnerships, such as with the NFL, Titmouse, and Zenescope.
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